[K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?
rowens at bio-chemvalve.com
Fri Sep 21 17:36:45 UTC 2007
I looked into 'subst' at your suggestion, but it appears to only allow
you to assign a drive letter (and not a folder). But your suggestion
led me to the following links, which show how to make a unix-like link
on a windows system. I'm going to try this as soon as my users log off.
Steve Gilmore wrote:
> Maybe the 'subst' command could help you.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob Owens" <rowens at bio-chemvalve.com>
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> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:22 AM
> Subject: [K12OSN] OT: easy way to move "documents and settings" folder?
>> I know some of the guys on this list have implemented roaming profiles
>> using samba--maybe that knowledge can help me w/ my windows problem. I
>> want to move the "documents and settings" folder on our windows terminal
>> server to a new drive. The instructions I've found on microsoft's
>> website include a step which requires you to edit every registry entry
>> that contains the path c:\documents and settings. I looked through my
>> registry and stopped counting when I hit 500 occurrences of this path.
>> Is there an easier way?
>> Sorry for the Windows question, but it's all part of my long-term plan
>> to put Linux on the desktop.
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